Re: Linksys WRT54G and the GPL

From: Russell King (
Date: Sun Jun 08 2003 - 16:47:31 EST

On Sun, Jun 08, 2003 at 08:44:22PM +0100, Colm MacCárthaigh wrote:
> # cat /etc/hosts
> vLinux/Vitals_System_Inc.
> They appear to have a website at:

and Linus has already been informed of this situation,
and we came to the conclusion that, at the time, there was no way to
enforce the copyright due to their location in the world. This may have
changed recently.

Since this is the case, it may be arguable that the users of vLinux from
Vitals are unkowningly breaking the GPL due to the apparant licensing
which Vitals Systems Inc are re-distributing the code to their customers.

Russell King (                The developer of ARM Linux

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